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9 Ways Universities Are Using The iPad In & Out Of The Classroom

  iPads are making waves in education all over the nation, even in college classrooms, where they’re replacing laptops, textbooks, and notebooks. Some colleges have even gone so far as to hand out iPads to new students, helping students and faculty all work with the same technology for learning. This year, the iPad is still …

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50 Popular iPad Apps For Struggling Readers & Writers

50 Popular iPad Apps For Struggling Readers & Writers by TeachThought Staff Whether you’re the parent of a child with a reading disability or an educator that works with learning disabled students on a daily basis, you’re undoubtedly always looking for new tools to help these bright young kids meet their potential and work through …

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18 Snapshots Of iPad Integration In Education

18 Snapshots Of iPad Integration In Education You know from experience that when you enjoy a subject, learning about that subject is easier, more fun, and you retain the information longer. Getting kids to enjoy learning is more productive to education efforts than spending more money, lengthening school days, you name it. This is the reason many …

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The iPad Revolution – How Learning Will Never Be the Same Again

Beyond being a media player, a web browser, an expensive organiser and a games console, the iPad has another use, one that’s perhaps more important than any of the others. It is a natural tool for learning and for teaching. 1. Simple to use Using an iPad is incredibly intuitive, indeed fans of the device …

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12 Characteristics Of An iPad-Ready Classroom

12 Characteristics Of An iPad-Ready Classroom by Terry Heick Implementing iPads isn’t exactly a just-add-water proposition. While they’re wondrous little devices capable of enchanting learners for hours, to get the learning results you’re likely after will take planning, design, and reflection. It can help to start out by asking yourself some important questions, such as …

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10 Important Questions To Ask Yourself Before Deploying iPads

10 Important Questions To Ask Yourself Before Deploying iPads by Terry Heick Usually, iPad deployment will focus more on budget issues, apps, networking logistics, check-in and check-out procedures, school and district tech-use policies, hardware precautions, and aspects of classroom management. To begin thinking more broadly about iPads in an educational environment, consider the following questions. …

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The 50 Best Smartphone Apps For Teachers Arranged By Category

Mobile phones managed to mostly kick their classroom stigma once the iPhone, Android, Blackberry, and other PDA-cellular hybrids (also known as “smartphones,” but you knew that already) popped onto the scene. Thanks to the veritable Library of Alexandria of apps available on the respective markets, life can run that much smoother for professionals of all …

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How To Capture Ideas Visually With The iPad

By its very design, the iPad promotes consumption. Essentially an interactive mobile screen, the combination of physical form and supporting software-based user interface on Apple’s wunder-tablet suggests watching and listening, enabling you to tear the “monitor” off the desk and take it with you. By lacking a keyboard, input and production aren’t quite as natural. …

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25 Ways To Use The iPad In The Classroom By Complexity

25 Ways To Use The iPad In The Classroom By Complexity by TeachThought Staff iPad use in formal learning environments, by all accounts, is soaring. Due to the almost magical ways it promotes interaction, that makes sense. But when learners are using the iPad, what are they doing? What exactly? Oftentimes the novelty of technology can mask the …

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